‘Blade Runner 2049’ Wins Top Prize From American Society of Cinematographers

Stephen Vaughan / Warner Bros. Roger Deakins has been named the best cinematographer of 2017 for his work on “Blade Runner 2049,” the American Society of Cinematographers announced at the ASC Awards on Saturday night. The honor marks Deakins’ fourth competitive ASC Award, in addition to one lifetime-achievement award from the group. Though he is … Read more

All 19 Movies That Flunked CinemaScore With F Grade, From ‘Solaris’ to ‘mother!’ (Photos)

Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!” has polarized critics, but audiences who went to see it on opening night stamped it with an F on CinemaScore. Only a handful of films have received that failing grade, but how many of them had a critical/audience divide like “mother!” did? “Eye of the Beholder” (1999) Rotten Tomatoes Score: 9% Ewan … Read more

LeBron James Is Determined to ‘Talk About What’s Really Important,’ Will Not ‘Shut Up and Dribble’

Getty LeBron James is not faltering in his message to conservative Fox News host Laura Ingraham after she told him to “shut up and dribble.” Although he can’t actually remember her name. “I will not just shut up and dribble,” the Cleveland Cavaliers player said after the NBA All-Star practice in Los Angeles on Saturday. “So, … Read more

‘Black Panther’: Activist Group Launches Black Voter Registration Effort at Film Screenings

Marvel An activist group known as the Electoral Justice Project (EJP) has launched a black voter registration effort at screenings of “Black Panther” nationwide. An offshoot of the Movement for Black Lives, EJP was founded by Kayla Reed, Jessica Byrd and Rukia Lumumba last October and aims to fight for and advance the rights of … Read more

Viola Davis: If I’m the Black Meryl Streep, ‘Pay Me What I’m Worth’

Getty Images Viola Davis may be one of the most sought after actresses in show business, but as a woman of color, she still fights pay inequality at every turn. Although she stands in solidarity with women who’ve stepped forward regarding gender bias, Davis said she experiences an additional inequality because she is paid a … Read more

Why School Cops Won’t Fix School Shootings

Mourners attend a community prayer vigil for victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 15, 2018. (Jonathan Drake / Reuters)On Thursday, in response to a deadly school shooting in Florida that left at least 17 dead, President Donald Trump said he would work with state leaders to … Read more

These Religious Leaders Are Fed Up With GOP’s Thoughts And Prayers

A cross commemorating the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School sits in a park in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 16, 2018. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters)It’s now common for political leaders to offer their “thoughts and prayers” online after a mass shooting. The high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, this week proved to be no different.Sen. Marco … Read more

Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board dead – airline

Passenger plane crashes in Iran mountains Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with … Read more

Israel’s Netanyahu attacks ‘dangerous Iranian tiger’

Middle East Middle East Israel’s Netanyahu attacks ‘dangerous Iranian tiger’ Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook … Read more

Sacred Tibetan monastery in Lhasa hit by fire

China China Sacred Tibetan monastery in Lhasa hit by fire Image copyright Twitter Image caption Footage posted online showed flames billowing from the ancient compound A fire broke out at the most important shrine in Tibetan Buddhism – the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa.Footage posted online showed flames billowing from the roof and what appeared to … Read more